Shero originally signed a five-year deal entering the 2006-07 season. The new agreement extends his contract through 2015-16.
“This was an easy decision,” said co-owners Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle in a joint statement. “Ray has done a tremendous job with our hockey operation – not only leading us to the Stanley Cup in 2009 but also building a team that can continue to compete for the Cup year after year
We've said it a million times. In our daily jobs we look up and see empty ceilings with water stains.
Ray Shero looks up and sees the banners he has helped raise.